NBA round-up: Luka Doncic, Dallas Mavericks end Memphis Grizzlies’ win streak; Golden State Warriors rout Chicago Bulls | NBA News

Luka Doncic inspired the Dallas Mavericks to beat the Memphis Grizzlies to end their record winning streak, while the Golden State Warriors crushed the Chicago Bulls. A summary of the NBA’s Friday night action…

Dallas Mavericks 112-85 Memphis Grizzlies

Luka Doncic scored 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in his 40-thousand-three as the Dallas Mavericks secured a 112-85 win over Memphis on Friday night to end the Grizzlies’ record winning streak in 11 games.

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points and Jalen Bronson contributed 15 points, nine assists and five career goals to Dallas, who has won for the seventh time in his past eight games. And the Mavericks outperformed Memphis 62-30 in the second half.

Marquis Chris also scored 15 points, Dwight Powell and Dorian Finney Smith added 13 points each, and Reggie Bullock scored 10 points and nine rebounds for the Mavericks.

Results – Friday 14th January

  • Grizzlies 85-112 bucks
  • Warriors 138-96 bulls
  • Raptors 87-103 pistons
  • Suns 112-94 Pacers
  • Celtics 99-111 76ers
  • Hawks 118-124 heat
  • Cavaliers 114-109 Tottenham
  • Missiles 114-126 Kings
  • Magic 116-109 Hornets

Ja Morant scored 19 points, eight assists and Desmond Payne 16 points to lose Memphis for the first time since its 113-104 fall to the Golden State Warriors on December 23. Kyle Anderson added 12 points.

Golden State Warriors 138-96 Chicago Bulls

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Highlights of the Golden State Warriors vs Chicago Bulls in Week 13 of the NBA

Jonathan Cominga scored six double-digit scorers with 25 points and Kevin Looney scored 10 points and 12 rebounds to lead the visiting Golden State Warriors to a victory over the Chicago Bulls 138-96 on Friday night.

Chicago lost three of four after a nine-game winning streak. Golden State, which has lost four out of the previous five, has won 10 consecutive times over Chicago.

Zach Lavigne, Bulls’ second leading scorer, sustained a left knee injury after committing an intentional foul in less than four minutes of the game, and he hasn’t returned. Lavigne, who had never fallen to the floor, walked into the locker room under his force but did not return to work.

Lavigne ruptured his left anterior cruciate ligament in February 2017 while playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Media reports said he will undergo an MRI on Saturday.

Toronto Raptors 87-103 Detroit Pistons

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Highlights Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons in Week 13 of the NBA

Trey Lyles scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds from the bench and the Detroit Pistons beat the Toronto Raptors 103-87 on Friday.

Kid Cunningham scored 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists, and Hamidou Diallo provided 18 points with six rebounds. Sadiq Bay contributed 15 points and Josh Jackson added 13 points from the bench for Detroit, which made Toronto shoot 32.2 percent.

Fred Van Vliet led the Raptors with 24 points and 10 rebounds, although he shot 6 for 21 from the field, and Pascal Siakam provided 23 points and 11 rebounds. OG Anonobi scored 16 points and Chris Boucher scored 10.

Phoenix Suns 112-94 Indiana Pacers

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Highlights Phoenix Suns vs Indiana Pacers in Week 13 of the NBA

Devin Booker scored 22 of 35 points in the third quarter and Dendry Eaton scored 27 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 112-94 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday in Indianapolis.

Booker used six three-pointers in his career to lead Phoenix to its fifth win in its last six games.

Eaton made 12 of 18 shots and his only 3-point attempt to drop one point off his season total. He scored 28 points in the Suns’ 111-107 overtime win over the Portland Trail Blazers on December 14.

Boston Celtics 99-111 Philadelphia 76ers

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Highlights Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers in Week 13 of the NBA

Joel Embiid scored 25 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to beat Philadelphia 76ers from the visiting Boston Celtics 111-99 on Friday night for his eighth win in nine games.

Embiid finished five points shy of what would have been his ninth game in a row by at least 30 points, which would have broken the franchise record he shares with Hall of Famers Allen Iverson and Wilt Chamberlain.

Therese Maxi added 23 points, Tobias Harris added 17 points and nine rebounds, and Seth Curry added 17 points for Philadelphia, who rebounded from a 109-98 setback against the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday that cut a season high, seven games in a row.

Atlanta Hawks 118-124 Miami Heat

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Highlights Atlanta Hawks vs Miami Heat in Week 13 of the NBA

Tyler Hero scored 24 points, including two green-light throws 46 seconds left, to help the Miami Heat win 124-118 over the visiting Atlanta Hawks, extending their winning streak to four games.

Herro was 7 for 16 from the field and made four three-pointers. He also scored 21 in Wednesday’s 115-91 win over Atlanta.

Jimmy Butler, who missed three games with a sprained ankle, came back with 23 points and 10 assists. PJ Tucker and Omer Yurtseven each scored 17 goals.

Max Strauss added 16 points, all in the first quarter.

Cleveland Cavaliers 114-109 San Antonio Spurs

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Highlights from the Cleveland Cavaliers vs San Antonio Spurs in Week 13 of the NBA

Darius Garland scored 32 points to equal a season high as the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers beat the San Antonio Spurs 114-109 on Friday in their first consecutive game for both teams.

The Cavaliers led with five goals in the first half but led 104-103 after a free throw from Sidi Othman with 5:37 minutes to play. The two teams did not score any goals for more than three minutes before Cleveland players Laurie Markkanen and Garrett Allen dunked back-to-back, causing the Cavaliers to maintain their victory.

San Antonio missed seven consecutive shots from the ground and three free throws in the crucial fourth-quarter stretch.

Allen scored 17 points and collected 16 rebounds for the Cavaliers, who have won three consecutive games and four of five in their six-game continuous run. Evan Mobley added 15 points and Osman 14 points.

Houston Rockets 114-126 Sacramento Kings

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Highlights Houston Rockets vs Sacramento Kings in Week 13 of the NBA

Marvin Bagley III scored a season high with 26 points and 13 rebounds, and DeAaron Fox scored a game-high with 27 points Friday night, as the Sacramento Kings overcame a slow start to overtake the guest Houston Rockets 126-114.

Buddy Heald and Terence Davis combined for seven three-pointers and 33 bench points for the Kings, who won their second straight game for only the sixth time this season.

Christian Wood led a balanced attack with 26 points for the Rockets, who opened their five-game campaign with a win over San Antonio on Wednesday. The clubs will meet in the rematch also in Sacramento on Sunday.

Orlando Magic 116-109 Charlotte Hornets

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Highlights of the Orlando Magic vs the Charlotte Hornets in Week 13 of the NBA

Moritz Wagner scored 26 points from the bench to bolster his brother’s powerful outing in a starting role as the Orlando Magic snapped a 10-game losing streak by surprising hosts Charlotte Hornets with a 116-109 victory on Friday night.

Franz Wagner contributed 19 points and seven assists, and Gary Harris scored 18 points, while Galen Suggs contributed 12 points and Terrence Ross and Robin Lopez each got 10 points to help the Magic end a slip on the road with six games.

Moritz Wagner and Harris each had four 3-point baskets. This helped Orlando overcome 20 spins.

The Hornets stopped a four-game winning streak. That streak included a pair of wins over Milwaukee and a win on Wednesday night in Philadelphia.

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